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Gulf states need to stop relying on cheap foreign labour – IMF

Private-sector job creation for GCC nationals has become a challenge.

November 21, 2013 10:06

IMF director warns Dubai not to be ‘overtaken by property market exuberance’

House prices have risen by more than 20 per cent in the past year.

November 12, 2013 3:01
IMF warns Dubai about another real estate bubble

IMF tells Dubai to slow down

International Monetary Fund concerned about another real estate bubble.

July 31, 2013 11:46

Finances strengthening but risks in Dubai – IMF

The IMF said it welcomed the UAE's plans to continue consolidating its finances

June 13, 2013 3:51
Arab Spring has cost the economies billions of dollars

Arab Spring nations hit delayed economic recovery

IMF official says a big challenge this year is managing the expectations of an increasingly impatient population.

May 26, 2013 8:54

Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

The IMF forecast gross domestic product in the six countries combined would expand by 3.6 percent next year, accelerating from an estimated 2.0 percent this year and 1.2 percent in 2011.

November 11, 2012 9:58

Great concern in poor countries – IMF

Lagarde urged political clarity and actions to avoid the scheduled abrupt tightening of fiscal policy at the start of next year

September 25, 2012 8:55
IMF loan to Egypt

Egypt govt invites IMF to resume loan talks

An IMF deal would help Egypt stave off a budget and balance of payments crisis

August 4, 2012 6:55
Etihad interested in talks on Aer Lingus

Etihad interested in talks on Aer Lingus

Abu Dhabi's Etihad is interested in holding talks with the Irish government over the sale of its 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus, the Middle East airline's Chief Executive James Hogan told the Irish Independent newspaper.

February 11, 2012 6:16

IMF to visit Egypt this week for loan talks

Egyptian authorities and the International Monetary Fund will begin talks in Cairo this week on a possible 18-month IMF loan program worth about $3 billion, an IMF source said on Tuesday.

January 11, 2012 11:16